Business

Henry Schneider to be installed as new chamber president Jan. 15

Local businessman Henry Schneider is turning his service with the Loomis Basin Community Service into a “four-peat.” On Jan. 15 at the Blue Goose Event Center, Schneid ...

Let’s meet ASAP

Former Loomis News Editors Martha Garcia and Joyia Emard have, over the years, enticed me with Loomis’ activities and events. The two didn’t know that I already realiz ...

Rural Placer County mandarin orchard preserved

Rural Placer County mandarin grower Rich Ferreira said he’s seen the land around him slowly gentrified over his lifetime. With deep roots in the soil that grows mandarins, l ...

Auburn New Year’s festivities spread 2015 joy

It’s not just all about the partying when New Year’s Eve rolls around each year. It’s also about the musicians up onstage providing the right atmosphere, the bar ...

Old Town’s Tsuda name gone but memories kept alive

A well-known Old Town Auburn building is undergoing major changes and is targeted for reopening in early 2015 as a bistro restaurant. Owners Patty and John Dooley have been workin ...

Placer County jobless rate up marginally

A round of pre-Christmas hiring by retailers has bolstered Placer County’s employment picture but not enough to prevent a marginal dip in the jobless percentage. Statistics ...

Auburn’s Rock Creek School students welcome exam with teeth in it

The class of Rock Creek Elementary School second graders is full of bright eyes and attentiveness as Dr. Dan Mertz arrives. “What is his job, boys and girls?” teacher ...

Shop locally for unique gifts and support local businesses

Visitors to Foothill Feed & Gift will find more than just pet and livestock supplies on the shelves of the Taylor Road store. The shop sparkles with Christmas-themed displays, ...

North Auburn homeless shelter still in limbo

Help for the homeless in front of Thursday’s forecast rainstorm is being developed by the Placer County Office of Emergency Services. But not in the way advocates of an emer ...

Auburn Parade of Lights: ‘Not a bad seat’ in parade

For something so big on the Auburn community calendar around Christmas, Saturday’s Festival of Lights Parade has kept its small-town feel. Since first arriving on the Decemb ...